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Re: Comments on test release
> After receiving your message on the test release via the emtex mailing list,
i never mailed the emtex mailing list... but never mind
> I find that the installation is very cumbersome due to the big difference
> between the EmTeX/LaTeX2e directory structure and what's on CTAN. Some
> scripts might help here, especially if you want a wider distibution.
yes, for the real release some scripts would help
> The only documentation I could find was an updated copy of "Notes on the
> setup..." dated 95/03/12 and "The psfonts package" dated 95/04/01 and the
> README file in the directory. Are there more detailed notes available?
not yet, i fear
> I understand that I can throw away all *0 fonts, since they are replaced by
> *8a fonts. In addition *q fonts are now obsolete?
yes, all these are obsolete, *q and *0
> Looking at the result for the test0.tex file I noted that Helvetica Light
> Oblique is used as the sans italic font. However, this is not in the
> 'standard' printer 35 fonts set and gets replaced by Courier by my
this is a mistake which i have to fix
> Also in the 8r encoding section I do not get small caps for \scshape, but
> normal roman.
this is expected
> For previewing the effects of PSNFSS I made some bitmap fonts using the
> following command line:
> >ps2pk -aptmr8a.afm -ec:\emtex\ps\8r.enc c:\psfonts\tir_____.pfb ptmr8r.pk
> My question here is whether this is a correct interpretation.
yes, this is what i expect you to use for ps2pk
thanks for the comments